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Networking

Posted by in Looking Ahead

No matter what college campus you are attending, you will encounter hundreds if not thousands of people. In my college, East Carolina University, we have almost 28,000 students! This means there is at least 28,000 new opportunities, people to meet, and things to learn. So there is no excuse not to network. Networking occurs when you meet and form professional relationships with people who have the potential to help you reach your goals in one way or another. Often it ends up being a mutually beneficial relationship or connection. The…read more

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5 Key Tools Needed to Network

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¬†¬†Business Cards Business cards are ranked at the top of my networking checklist. The exchange of a business card is to be expected at the end of a conversation. This is an efficient way to give someone your contact information. When someone stumbles upon your card, they will remember you and the conversation you had. If you are speaking with someone who you think will be able to help you or you are interested in staying in touch with, ask for his or her card! You can follow up with…read more

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Chelsea’s Story

Posted by in Contributor Biographies

My name is Chelsea, and I am from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. I am 22 years young, and I will graduate with a degree in Communications and a Minor in Hospitality this May! I was diagnosed with dyslexia and a processing disorder in the 2nd grade. I am beating the odds against learning disabled students by attending college and being recognized on the Chancellors list. I hope to work in public relations, tourism, fashion, or the luxury lifestyle industry anywhere in the world.

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